The Living Thing / Notebooks : Hitek/Lotek

Cassette heaven in Bandung.

DU68 - tiny store full of lovingly curated original cassettes and vinyl, especially from Daerah Sunda.

Notes towards my 2015 Asialink residency in daerah Sunda

For time-based updates, see my tumblr.


Firstly, note that I have a bunch of sundry songs and remixes made in collaboration with various locals.

Here are some longer-term, more structured projects:

Joget DJ

Mutasi Pop Sunda, Akwaaba, Generation bass.

Ensemble Tikoro Collaboration

I am working with Ensemble Tikoro, under the direction of Robi Rusdiana. This is complicated enough to deserve its own page.

Working with crazy tunings

A software project for live electronic jamming that doesn’t assume western tuning.

Karinding Attack

Kimung 666 / ᮊᮤᮙᮥᮀ |᮶᮶᮶|

Okid / ᮇᮊᮤᮓ᮪

Jimbot / ᮏᮤᮙ᮪ᮘᮧᮒ᮪

Man Jasad / ᮙᮔ᮪ ᮏᮞᮓ᮪

Cipta Gelar Gang

Ciung Wulung / ᮎᮤᮅᮀ ᮝᮥᮜᮥᮀ

Abah Ugi / ᮃᮘᮂ ᮅᮌᮤ

Satia Kulun / ᮞᮒᮤᮃ ᮊᮥᮜᮥᮔ᮪

Lingkung Seni Jipeng Pong Dut Kombinasi Satia Kulun Kasepuhan Cipta Gelar, or Satia Kulun, is a project of Bapak Am Soebali Ba and the village of Cipta Gelar.

Kang Yoyo & Ibu Umi / ᮚᮧᮚᮧ ᮓᮔ᮪ ᮅᮙᮤ

Bulé brigade

Kieran Ruffles/ᮊᮤᮈᮛᮔ᮪ ᮛᮥᮖᮨᮜ᮪ᮞ᮪

Miriam Lyons/ᮙᮤᮛᮤᮃᮙ᮪ ᮜᮡᮧᮔ᮪ᮞ᮪

Common Room Gang

…and other friends of the Common Room.

Gustaff H Iskandar

Interesting locals I haven’t had time to work with

WA State government - thanks for your support. Asialink - thanks for your support.